It’s a Brand New Day in ‘The Wiz Live!’ Preview
[tps_header]The new look at The Wiz Live! features more cast members in costume than we’ve seen so far including first looks at Uzo Aduba, Queen Latifah, Common and more!
Those familiar with the twist on the classic tale will see that the new preview includes shots of Dorothy (Shanice Williams) in awe as she enters The Wiz’s palace, Evillene’s (bka The Wicked Witch of the West) slaves singing and dancing to “Brand New Day” and The Wiz herself making quite the grand entrance.
Watch the trailer and view the new cast photos now:
The Wiz Live! stars: newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow, Ne-Yo as the Tinman and David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion.Queen Latifah as The Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West; Uzo Aduba as Glinda, the Good Witch of the South; Amber Riley as Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North; Common as the Bouncer, and the original production’s Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em.
Ease on down the road when The Wiz Live! airs Thursday, December 3 at 8/7c on NBC.
Photo Credit: EW/NBC